Dr Lisa Wade leads the Centre of History and Heritage at the University of Suffolk. Lisa completed her PhD at the University of Essex where she has remained an Honorary Senior Fellow within the School of Philosophy and Art History.
Lisa has an interdisciplinary background in the Humanities and is committed to the highest standards in pedagogical practice; she holds a number of teaching and leadership awards. Working with colleagues in The Hold - the new site for the Suffolk Archives - she now promotes a broad range of research and impact opportunities that give a voice to our past. Lisa is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, an HE Aurora role model and a Fellow of Advance HE's Leadership Foundation. She has helped deliver award-winning national initiatives including the Realising Opportunities programme and she champions research as fundamental to teaching practice at Suffolk, from first year undergraduate level to postgraduate study.